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Alla Prima; Day 19, Cappuccino V8: #30paintingsin30days

Alla Prima, an Italian word which means getting a painting done in one session or before the painting dries. One Session Painting! Greetings!  Today’s painting was an exercise in “getting in done – now!” To explain, I usually work my paintings over multiple sessions.  In between, the painting is allowed to dry.  Furthermore, my mind […]

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Heartened: WSO Spring Exhibition and Day 14 “The Heart Is Complicated”

Heartened, as in feeling encouraged, elated and (nearly always) cheerful. Happy Valentine’s Day! Good News. I am so pleased to say that my watercolor painting “Three Minute Egg V11” was juried in to the Watercolor Society of Oregon (WSO) Spring Experimental Exhibition.  The Juror is Ms. Fran Larsen, an artist I have long admired. Its […]

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Cappuccino In The Frame; Its Day 6 of #30paintingsin30days!

Frame-in-frame design scheme, that is! Just Frame It. Hi!  For today’s painting, I purposely used a “frame-in-frame” design scheme.  Why?  Because its a good personal challenge to see if I can make it work.  Plus, I had an idea, you see. Ideas Lead Down Windy Path. Well, sometimes ideas take me down paths I didn’t […]

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